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Demands of the 6th Congress of Women

Added: 21 maja 2014


Demands of the 6th Congress of Women


1. Introduction of a zipper bill - male and female candidates would appear alternately on the ballots;

2. Ratification of the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence and its implementation with no delay;

3. Monitoring and elimination of gender pay gap;

4. Equal pay for equal work;

5. Enforcing maintenance rulings, also introducion of mandatory parental leave for fathers;

6. Adoption of Registered Partnership Bill; ratification of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and a revised European Social Charter;

7. Organizing a Roundtable discussion for coherent and efficient policy relevant to disabled people and their assistants, with participation of the Congress of Women representatives;

8. Recognition of women’s rights to make decisions concerning reproduction, including right to sex education for everyone introduced in primary school;

9.Supporting green workplaces for women and democratic ways of creating energy policy at all levels (both local and national);

10. Full implementation of the Directive on the application of patient’s rights in cross-border healthcare.